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progressive simultanagnosianoun [U]

uk   /prəˌɡres.ɪv sɪm.əl.teɪn.æɡˈnəʊz.i.ə/  us   /prəˈɡres.ɪv ˌsaɪ.məl.teɪ.næɡˈnoʊ.ʒə/ specialized
a ​condition in which someone can only ​recognize one ​object or ​detail of a ​wholescene at a ​time and so cannot ​understand the ​meaning of a ​scene
(Definition of progressive simultanagnosia from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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